Sahil: Street Fighter V from Capcom released four years ago. Yup, that’s right. Four long years have passed since the game’s tumultuous launch. What was tumultuous, you might ask? Well for starters, it excluded a story mode and an arcade mode - two staples of the Street Fighter series. It also infuriated numerous fans in the fighting game community with its severe lack of characters and stages to fight on.
Over the years, Capcom have steadily improved on the base Street Fighter V formula. The journey to this point, though, is one that was filled with a lot of vocal animosity from fans. There have been a lot of changes since the base game was released and Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition introduced numerous gameplay tweaks. The Champion Edition has improved on this even more with further balancing and general game improvements. What we have now is a fighter that’s still worth playing in 2020, even with the likes of competitors such as Mortal Kombat 11 around.
Gameplay in Street Fighter V will feel familiar to fans of the franchise.
Capcom at least deserve that extra bit of credit for sticking with the title...
Even if you don't own the Champion Edition, with the base game you can unlock every new character by simply grinding out the required currency.
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